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Jane S.

asked • 08/25/14

A pre-algebra coin word problem

A girl saved nickels, dimes and quarters in a jar. She had as many quarters as dimes, but twice as many nickles as dimes. If the jar has 844 coins, how much money had she saved?
 
I am not sure how to put this into an equation or how to explain it. I already know that the quarters = 25 cents, etc. 

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Quang H. answered • 08/25/14

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Phillip R.

Do they solve equations in one variable in pre-algebra classes? I answered this question using a simple ratio, division, and multiplication. 
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